History of England: 1603-1690, from the accession of James i to the battle of the Boyne


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Página 67 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Página 194 - I, AB, do swear, That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, That princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Página 180 - And whereas it hath been found by experience, that it is inconsistent with the safety and welfare of this Protestant kingdom, to be governed by a Popish prince...
Página 111 - That the lords and commons are of opinion, that there hath been, and still is, a damnable and hellish plot, contrived and carried on by the Popish recusants, for assassinating the king, for subverting the government, and for rooting out and destroying the Protestant religion.".
Página 185 - The king there promised, that he would maintain his loving subjects in all their properties and possessions, as well of church and abbey lands as of any other.
Página 170 - Yes, sir, his own hand," was the answer. James read the petition : he folded it up; and his countenance grew dark. "This," he said, "is a great surprise to me. I did not expect this from your Church, especially from some of you. This is a standard of rebellion.
Página 148 - This pillar was set up in perpetual remembrance of the most dreadful burning of this Protestant city, begun and carried on by the treachery and malice of the Popish faction, in the beginning of September, in the year of our LORD 1666, in order to the carrying on their horrid plot for extirpating the Protestant Religion, and old English Liberty, and introducing Popery and Slavery.
Página 142 - I do hereby promise that I will continue in the communion of the Church of England, and will not do anything to disturb the peace thereof.
Página 97 - ... and those who never did a foolish thing, and never said a wise one, would not you rather that I should belong to the latter class ? " " Certainly, if I were reduced to the cruel alternative : but is there an unavoidable necessity for your belonging to either class ? " " I will consider of it, ma'am...

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